COVINGTON, Va., Jan. 19, 2017 – Ingevity donated $11,000 on Jan. 13 to the Greater Alleghany United Fund. This funding will provide resources to those in need, ultimately strengthening the surrounding community.
“The Greater Alleghany United Fund is extremely grateful for the generosity of Ingevity and its employees,” said Karma Tucker, campaign director, Greater Alleghany United Fund. “These donations fund programs that assist thousands in our community and provide the essential basic needs for many families. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have this wonderful employer who cares deeply for and is willing to invest in the people of the greater Alleghany area. With companies such as this, we are truly able to pull together to take care of our friends and neighbors. We thank Ingevity for their example and support of our motto, ‘People helping people.’”
“Ingevity supports Greater Alleghany United Fund’s belief that lives can be changed for the better, if individuals come together for one goal,” stated Cathie Symmes, plant manager, Ingevity. “With this thought in mind, we’ve made a donation in hopes of providing much-needed assistance to more people.”
Funds donated by Ingevity will support multiple charities, including:
- The American Red Cross, Roanoke Valley Chapter, which provides on-site support for fires and other disasters.
- Local Office on Aging (LOA), Inc., which provides hot meals to homebound seniors through the Meals on Wheels program, transports elderly seniors to and from doctor’s appointments, and assists with basic household needs.
- Feeding America Southwest Virginia, which provides food for distribution to families in need.
- Habitat for Humanity Virginia, which builds, rehabilitates and preserves homes for qualified families to improve their shelter conditions.
Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit www.ingevity.com.